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Saturday
Jul 16
Shizuishan China: An explosion and fire at a zinc refinery resulted in two deaths. More information

Friday
Jul 08
Tabasco Mexico: Two people were killed and 13 others injured in a series of explosions involving a natural gas pipeline. More information

Sunday
Jul 03
Rome GA: A worker was killed when he was dragged into a paper machine at a linerboard mill. More information

Saturday
Jul 02
Anwpanulam Village India: Ten people were killed when an explosion rocked a firework factory. More information

Friday
Jul 01
San Pedro do Sul Portugal: Three people were killed in an explosion at a fireworks factory. More information

Monday
Jun 20
Meishan City , China : Seven people were killed, and several others injured when an operational error occurred when detonators that workers were fixing exploded at a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Jun 14
Grank Forks, BC: A truck loaded with copper sulfate hit a bridge killing the driver. More information

Monday
Jun 13
Wuhai , China : Three people were killed and three others injured when a gas leak occurred during a routine inspection of equipment. More information

Thursday
Jun 09
Thala Athmane , Algeria : One person was killed and four to her injured when an explosion occurred at a factory that makes gas-fired boilers. More information

Monday
Jun 06
Monts , France: A worker was killed when an explosion occurred while he was working with inert ceramic materials in an atomic energy laboratory. More information

Friday
Jun 03
Staten Island , NY : A man was killed when he the fuel tank he was repairing exploded at a chemical storage plant. More information

Friday
Jun 03
Staten Island, NY: While welding inside an empty 7,500 gallon tank used to store vegetable oil for making bio-diesel fuel, a man was killed when the tank exploded at an alternative fuel manufacturing plant. More information

Thursday
Jun 02
Greenbriar County , WV : Two workers were killed when a rig drilling for coalbed methane gas exploded. More information

Thursday
Jun 02
Eglinton , UK : A man was killed at a water treatment plant when an explosion caused a tank to shoot up into the air. More information

Thursday
Jun 02
Londonderry , Ireland : A man was killed when a blast from a gas tank blew causing the tank to fly through the roof of a water plant. More information

Wednesday
Jun 01
Huaibei , China : An explosion occurred at a chemical plant killing two workers. More information

Tuesday
May 31
Warffum , Netherlands : Two men were killed and one other injured when a gas condensate storage tank exploded at a petroleum plant. More information

Saturday
May 28
La Fontane, KA: While drilling at a methane drilling rig, two workers were killed and several others injured when a pipe exploded. More information

Thursday
May 26
Ratnagiri , India : Three people were killed and four injured when a fire broke out at a PVC plant after a pipe connecting a column was dismantled during routine maintenance. More information

Thursday
May 26
Guanangzhou , China : Five people were killed when an explosion occurred at a shipyard during construction on the dockyard. More information

Wednesday
May 18
Jiangxi , China : Four people were killed and several others injured when a melting furnace in the nitration section of a chemical plant exploded. More information

Tuesday
May 17
Kronstadt , Russia : One worker was killed and another injured when a fire started at a naval artillery shell dismantling and scrapping plant when powder self combusted. More information

Monday
May 16
Hainan Island , China : A hydrogen sulfide leak killed eight workers at a food factory. More information

Saturday
May 14
Ripley , OK : An oil storage tank exploded killing two workers. More information

Friday
May 13
Uruqi , China : At least five people were killed and one other injured when an explosion occurred in an oil storage depot at an electricity generating plant. More information

Sunday
May 08
Riverton , WY : While spraying a flammable liner inside a rail car, a worker was killed after static electricity caused an explosion inside the tank. More information

Saturday
May 07
Portage , IN : While cleaning a hopper at a steel plant, one worker was killed when he was buried by dust-like material. More information

Tuesday
May 03
Iqbal , Pakistan :About 30 people were killed and 17 others injured when several cylinders exploded while being filled with gas in the basement of residential buildings causing them to collapse. More information

Thursday
Apr 28
El Dorado,AR:12 workers at a chemical plant became sick at work, one of whom later died. More information

Tuesday
Apr 26
Busan, S. Korea:An explosion and fire at a shoe factory killed 1 worker. More information

Thursday
Apr 21
Chongquing,China: An explosion tore through a chemical plant, destroying a 3 story building and leaving 12 dead. More information

Thursday
Apr 21
Lusaka,Zambia:A blast at an explosives plant killed at least 51 people. More information

Wednesday
Apr 20
Kitwe,Zambia: About 51 people were killed and at least three others injured when an explosion occurred at an explosives factory. More information

Monday
Apr 11
Palash Bari,Bangladesh: A 9-story garment factory collapsed after an explosion killing at least 54 people. More information

Tuesday
Apr 05
Fort Wayne,IN:A magnesium fire broke out at a metals plant, resulting in 1 death. More information

Thursday
Mar 31
Trelawny,Jamaica: Machinery exploded at a sugar factory killing 1 person and injuring 2 others. More information

Wednesday
Mar 30
Columbia,SC: 1 employee was killed in an explosion and fire at an adhesives plant. More information

Tuesday
Mar 29
Beijing,China: At least 28 people were killed after a truck carrying 35 tons of a chemical crashed into a cargo truck causing  chlorine gas to drift into villages. More information

Tuesday
Mar 29
Jammu,India: A truck driver using a welder to repair the empty rear section of a gasoline tanker caused an explosion that killed 1 person and injured 2 others. More information

Monday
Mar 28
Okara,Pakistan: A boiler at a rice mill exploded resulting tin the deaths of two employees and the injury of eight others. More information

Friday
Mar 25
Port of Tema,Ghana: Thirteen crew members aboard a Greek fishing boat were killed after it caught fire and destroyed a major oil refinery pipeline. More information

Wednesday
Mar 23
Texas City,TX:15 people were killed and at least 100 others injured when an isomerization unit exploded at an oil refinery. More information

Thursday
Mar 10
Karachi,Pakistan: A navy oil tanker exploded during routine maintenance killing at least six people and injured 95 others. More information

Sunday
Mar 06
Jurong Island,Singapore: A worker was killed when a 3-ton container fell on him at an oil refinery. More information

Tuesday
Feb 15
Bokaro, India: Molten steel spilled from a ladle at a metal plant after one of the steel ropes supporting it gave way resulting in the death of one person and the injury of five others. More information

Wednesday
Feb 09
Siberia , Russia : At least 21 miners were killed with four others missing after a methane explosion occurred. More information

Wednesday
Jan 26
Genoa, Italy: A fire started from a leak in a tanker truck that led to an explosion resulting in the death of one firefighter and the injury of three others. More information

Tuesday
Jan 25
Perth Amboy, NJ: Three men were killed and another injured while transferring acetylene into small tanks when a hose leaked causing a cylinder to explode. More information

Wednesday
Jan 12
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: A factory worker was killed after he lost his balance and fell into a tub of hot lubricant at a steel factory. More information

Tuesday
Jan 11
Xiangliu, China: An explosion at a fireworks factory resulted in the death of 12 workers and injured 11 others. More information

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